Property investors often ask me about the difference between repairs, maintenance and capital improvements for their investment properties. All are legitimate tax deductions, but how they are claimed can be different, and depend on a number of factors.
How the assets test will work in 2017 could increase your Age Pension entitlements, or take some or all of them away.
With the current debate surrounding the Government’s proposed changes to superannuation contributions caps focused on tax rather than outcomes, most super fund members should instead be concentrating on maximising their investment returns to achieve an adequate retirement income, according to Rice Warner research.1
Housing matters a lot in Australia. Having a house on a quarter acre block is part of the "Aussie dream". Housing is a popular investment destination. And the housing cycle is a key component of the economic cycle and closely connected to interest rate movements.
It can be hard to manage and keep track of your expenses when Christmas is creeping closer and closer and we are all trying to juggle end of year parties and get-togethers with family and friends.